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As the weather gets cooler, I always love a nice hot cup of Hot Chocolate, but I hate all the sugar in there that makes me get a horrible sugar crash. 149 more words

Vanilla Extract

"IS AGAVE A HEALTHY SUBSTITUTE FOR SUGAR...?" - Vegetarian Times 9/2014

From the “Ask a Nutritionist” section of Vegetarian Times.  Click the image below for the full article.

My question is — why do we even need a sweetener?  85 more words


Gula Melaka

Gula melaka (translation: Melaka sugar) is the palm sugar of Malacca and used as sweetener for Peranakan desserts (e.g. kuih) and beverages. The crudeness of gula melaka reminds me of Philippine panocha, likewise a raw sugar in hemisphere form but extracted from sugarcane instead. 36 more words


Ingredients to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

Go to any grocery store and marvel at the list of the ingredients on any packaged food. One of the most common ingredients you’ll find is high fructose corn syrup. 286 more words


Let’s Talk About Sugar, Baby

Let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things, and the bad things that may be. Let’s talk about sugar. (Thank you to those who get the reference). 1,154 more words

Knowing Is Half The Battle...

Best Sweetener for Purple Corn Juice

If you’re buying purple corn juice that is ready to drink, you will want it sweetened. What would be the best option for a sweetened purple corn juice (PCJ)? 329 more words

Purple Corn